Sector Vacancies & Opportunities

If your organisation wishes to advertise positions direct to Recreation Aotearoa members and beyond, click here to list a position.

20 January 2023

Parks & Leisure Journal Article Submissions

Recreation Aotearoa looking for article submissions for the 2023 issues of the Australasian Parks and Leisure Journal.

The journal is a digital medium that gives you a unique opportunity to share your stories with the multiple professions now involved in the development of park and leisure facilities in Australasia.

4 June 2023

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Living Species Officer to join our dedicated Parks and Recreation team. This is a permanent full-time position, working on a four-week rotating roster including working one weekend per month.

4 June 2023

We are looking for someone to take on the newly-created role of Project Support Officer. The Project Support Officer is a junior to intermediate-level project management role working with Community Services functions and projects.

5 June 2023

As Venue Manager you will be responsible for managing the operations of this impressive facility, including all maintenance, bookings, financial and other administrative reporting, health and safety compliance, team leadership, and customer and tenant relationships.

7 June 2023

This new role to Selwyn District Council will be varied in its duties. From liaising with the major projects team on play opportunities as part of a town centre project to activating play in a reserve space with a community group, through to establishing a team of ‘play champions', this role will be the internal voice of play. Maintaining relationships with key stakeholders is a key part of the role and the ideal candidate will be confident in enhancing these relationships and bringing others along on the journey. This role is fixed term for up to two years with funding from Sport New Zealand.

11 June 2023

We are seeking an energetic and motivated Parks Maintenance Assistant to join our dynamic Parks Operations team on a permanent full-time basis. With your genuine interest in horticulture and passion for working outdoors with plants, you will be responsible for all aspects of ornamental, horticultural, general gardening and maintenance work in Invercargill and surrounds

11 June 2023

  • Provide effective contract management of the Manawatū District's Open Spaces services
  • Champion the vision for all our Community members throughout the Manawatū District's Open Spaces
  • Be part of a tight-knit, supportive team working together to enhance the Manawatū regions Assets, Parks and Property to enable a positive experience for our Community

11 June 2023

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and high performing professional to collaborate with users and key partners to lead a partnership and operations team that will activate and deliver outstanding recreational places and open spaces for residents and visitors.

18 June 2023

Hillary Outdoors strives to be the most outstanding outdoor educator in New Zealand, targeting a diverse cross section of Aotearoa’s youth to both enhance and improve their lives. Over the next 3 years we will aim to improve the ways in which we do this, in particular by targeting improvements in financial sustainability, health, safety and wellbeing, client-centricity, and governance.

18 June 2023

We have an exciting opportunity for a strategic thinker with a passion for the environment who can lead and shape the delivery of our volunteering and connect to nature programmes. The role is responsible for leading a team of rangers that deliver these programmes. Establishing strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as strategic leadership in resource allocation to ensure efficiency are key aspects of this role.

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